Junaluska Cross - Lake Junaluska, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 35° 31.687 W 082° 58.099
17S E 321537 N 3933393
Quick Description: An iconic symbol of the Lake Junaluska Assembly Grounds is the lit cross high about the lake for all to see at this retreat center.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/27/2013 1:09:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMHNG0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
Views: 10

Long Description:
The original cross was erected in 1922 at the present location. Year of weathering finally took its toll, so a replacement was put in its place in 1994. The subsequent 25 foot high cross featured an outline of 200 lights, thus the cross can be seen day or night from almost anywhere on the retreat grounds.

For more information, consult this walking tour of the grounds. Link

Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Metal (steel, bronze, aluminium, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
Solid white cross on natural stone base. Outlines with bright white lights which can been seen from the far end of the lake and retreat grounds.

Describe the location:
On the Lake Junaluska Assembly Grounds, on a hill high above the lake. Parking nearby and at Lambeth Inn.

Year of manufacture: 1/1/1994

Is this cross commemorative ?: No

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
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